Pam Berrian

City of Eugene, Oregon

With a 30+ year public and private sector history in social services, economic development, legislative advocacy, grants management, and telecommunications program operations, Pam has been with the City of Eugene over 20 years, initially in the City Manager’s Office staffing the Mayor and City Council.

Currently, Pam is Eugene’s Telecommunications Program manager. She is involved in licensing long-term users of the public rights of way, typically telecommunications and cable companies but also other utilities, and railroads. In addition, she assists private companies who wish to use City property for fiber or wireless installations, oversees the cable TV franchise which provides 4 community TV channels, and oversees funding for new City telecommunications technology pilot projects of community benefit, including municipal broadband initiatives.

Pam is Past-President of the Oregon Chapter of NATOA and was on NATOA’s national board of directors for 2 terms. She also serves on ad hoc committees such as NATOA’s Broadband Committee and Policy/Legal Committee, the League of Oregon Cities’ Telecommunications Advisory Committee, the multi-government Oregon Regional Fiber Consortium, and was a 4-year member of the Governor-appointed Oregon Telecommunications Coordinating Council (predecessor to OBAC). She is a long-time member of the American Public Works Association and served on its Donald C Stone Project Credentialing Council. She is a past recipient of an Oregon Connections’ Project Team Award, Advocate Award, and the Edwin B. Parker Enduring Achievement Award. Her program website is at www.eugene-or.gov/telecom and she can be reached at 541-682-5590.

Currently, Pam is Eugene’s Telecommunications Program manager. She is involved in licensing long-term users of the public rights of way, typically telecommunications and cable companies but also other utilities, and railroads. In addition, she assists private companies who wish to use City property for fiber or wireless installations, oversees the cable TV franchise which provides 4 community TV channels, and oversees funding for new City telecommunications technology pilot projects of community benefit, including municipal broadband initiatives.

Pam is Past-President of the Oregon Chapter of NATOA and was on NATOA’s national board of directors for 2 terms. She also serves on ad hoc committees such as NATOA’s Broadband Committee and Policy/Legal Committee, the League of Oregon Cities’ Telecommunications Advisory Committee, the multi-government Oregon Regional Fiber Consortium, and was a 4-year member of the Governor-appointed Oregon Telecommunications Coordinating Council (predecessor to OBAC). She is a long-time member of the American Public Works Association and served on its Donald C Stone Project Credentialing Council. She is a past recipient of an Oregon Connections’ Project Team Award, Advocate Award, and the Edwin B. Parker Enduring Achievement Award. Her program website is at www.eugene-or.gov/telecom.